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Friday 5 October 1984

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 5, 1984). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Colonel Reyel and Elena Velikanova. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Let's Go Crazy by Prince. In UK I Just Called To Say I Love You by Stevie Wonder was in the top 5 hits. 1984, directed by Michael Radford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1984 while Pieces Of My Mind by Andrew A. Rooney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Mensch Bachmann. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castle of Terror or Freddy's Rescue Roundup.
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What the sky looked like on 5 October 1984

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

1984

Directed by: Michael Radford

Starring: John Hurt, Richard Burton, Suzanna Hamilton, Cyril Cusack

Country: United States

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Garbo Talks

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Anne Bancroft, Ron Silver, Carrie Fisher, Catherine Hicks

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Dang doi lai ming

Directed by: Po-Chih Leong

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Cecilia Yip, Alex Man, Kien Shih

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Maria's Lovers

Directed by: Andrey Konchalovskiy

Starring: Nastassja Kinski, John Savage, Keith Carradine, Robert Mitchum

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Teachers

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Starring: Nick Nolte, JoBeth Williams, Judd Hirsch, Ralph Macchio

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Mensch Bachmann

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Miami Vice

Directed by: Michael Mann

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Hawaiian Heat

Directed by: T. Mondente

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Vereda Tropical

Directed by: Javier Torre

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Banjica

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1984 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 13th Space Shuttle Mission (41-G) - Challenger 6 - launched. Marc Garneau becomes the first Canadian in space.
  • Marc Garneau becomes the first Canadian in space, aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 05, 1984 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1984?

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Pieces Of My Mind

By: Andrew A. Rooney

Pieces of My Mind, by Rooney, Andy

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One Writer'S Beginnings

By: Eudora Welty

ONE WRITER'S BEGINNINGS, EUDORA WELTY, 1985 EDITION, NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

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The Bridge Across Forever

By: Richard Bach

More than one year on the New York Times bestseller list! Richard Bach's timeless and uplifting classic of hope and love"We're the bridge across forever, arching above the sea, adventuring for

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The Miko

By: Eric Van Lustbader

A New York Times bestseller by the author of The Ninja: An American martial artist travels to Tokyo and becomes the target of an international conspiracy.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Castle of Terror

Castle of Terror

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Graphic adventure game

Publisher: Melbourne House

Mr. Do's Wild Ride

Mr. Do's Wild Ride

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Universal

Dream House (video game)

Dream House (video game)

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Educational software

Publisher: CBS Electronics

Adventure Construction Set

Adventure Construction Set

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, MS-DOS, Amiga

Genre: Adventure game, Game creation system

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Freddy's Rescue Roundup

Platform: PC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: IBM

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

D.C. Cab

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Footloose

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The Big Chill

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Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

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Never Cry Wolf

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